Tag Archives: Health

Danielle Bender’s Third Graders Raise Over $700 for Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Third graders at Mayo Elementary School raised $787 for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig‘s disease. The students are in Danielle Bender’s reading class. The funds were raised as part of a Valentine’s Day candy gram sale. The proceeds will go to the 4 Pete’s Sake Foundation.  Bender said that the fundraiser started off […]

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Providing In-Home Senior Care for Families Around the County for 10 Years

Gary Franklin of Lothian started Response Senior Care 10 years ago after deciding he wanted to try business out on his own. His company provides in-home care, anything from medical and nursing care to personal care, light housekeeping and errands. Franklin said that his company aims to provide an alternative to institutional care for seniors. […]

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Results U Temporarily Moves to South River Colony Main Street Ahead of Bigger Changes

On Dec. 21, Edgewater-based Results U will temporarily move its training facility to a new location on Main Street at the Villages of South River Colony. The move is the result of several changes in the works for Results U and its affiliate health club South River Fitness over the next few months. The temporary space […]

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Great American Smokeout is Thursday — A Great Day to Quit Smoking

Why wait until New Year’s Eve to give up smoking? You can start on the road to a healthier you by giving up on Thursday, during the Great American Smokeout Day.  The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is offering free anti-smoking materials through their Learn to Live program. The program offers the following free self-help information […]

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HOT SHOTS: South River Volleyball Players Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer at ‘Dig Pink’ Event

It was an emotional night at South River‘s JV and Varsity Women’s home Volleyball games against Meade High School as players came together to honor family members and friends touched by breast cancer during a ‘Dig Pink’ event. ‘Dig Pink’ events help raise money for the Side Out Foundation, a national organization that unites volleyball […]

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Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Department Open House Oct. 19

The Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an open house at the fire station, 529 Londontown Road in Edgewater from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. At the event, they’ll offer tours of the fire station (you won’t believe how many residents they service from their tiny station). You’ll get to meet […]

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